Mondaq Asia Pacific - China: Intellectual Property
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
In patent prosecution, reexamination or invalidation proceedings, the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) or the Patent Reexamination Board (PRB) undertakes examinations and informs the applicant...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
As an important part of the intellectual property rights, geographical indications (GIs) have been paid more and more attention by the governments of various countries...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
In China, a local original equipment manufacturer (OEM) will make products for a foreign trademark proprietor or entity with the authorisation to use its trademark and then export the finished products.
Gowling WLG
In a landmark judgment in China, the global sports apparel brand, New Balance, has been awarded £1.2 million in damages and legal costs after successfully suing a Chinese shoemaker, New Boom, for infringing its registered "N" logo.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Along with the rapid growth of the Chinese patent filings, attention is to be focused on how to exploit the patent right in order to realize its utmost value in business.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
On April 20, 2017, Beijing High People' Court issued new "Guidelines for Patent Infringement Determination".
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
As more and more innovators in China have developed new business models by making use of computer science and internet technology, patent protection of software-related inventions...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Article 27 of the Judicial Interpretation (II) reads, Where it is difficult to determine the actual loss suffered by a right holder, the people's court shall require the right holder to proffer evidence to prove the gains...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
According to Article 45 of Chinese Patent Law, after a patent is granted, if any entity or individual considers that the granting of said patent does not conform to the relevant provisions of this law...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Rich human resources are among the cornerstones of CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office's steady development and success in handling international intellectual property affairs in the past 60 years.
Beijing Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency Ltd.
Apart from the above frequently seen problems, applicants should also be aware that PPH requests shall be filed in E-form only without incurring any official fees.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
In order to enrich and develop the situations for using the prioritized patent examination system, further shorten the examination cycle, improve the efficiency, as well as boost up Chinese economy...
Lexfield Law Offices
The State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised its Trademark Examination and Adjudication Criteria ("the Criteria") on January 4, 2017 to adapt to the third round of revisions to the PRC Trademark Law.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Effective 1 August 2017, new options to fast track Chinese patent cases are available under China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) Administrative Measures for Prioritized Examination of Patent Applications.
McDermott Will & Emery
China has long been a coveted region of interest for intellectual property (IP) owners, and recent legislative and judicial changes are making China more IP-friendly than ever before.
Lexfield Law Offices
The Beijing Higher People's Court (BHPC) and Beijing Intellectual Property Court (BIPC) recently issued their judgments in a number of high-profile validity cases in the life science area.
Lexfield Law Offices
Beijing Higher People's Court recently issued its final decision finding a later trademark application for "蓝精灵" (pronounced as "Lan Jing Ling"), the common name of smurfs in China...
Lexfield Law Offices
The case has been extensively reported and intensively followed within and outside China, with a central question being whether the court would grant an injunction.
Lexfield Law Offices
On March 1, 2017, the State Intellectual Property Office of China of China announced formal amendments to its Patent Examination Guidelines.
Lexfield Law Offices
The case concerns a design patent on a zipper.
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Lexfield Law Offices
In a non-use cancellation action decided in March 2017, the China Trademark Review & Adjudication Board (TRAB) accepted the evidence provided by LexField on behalf of a US company and rejected the action filed by an Australian company.
Lexfield Law Offices
The China Food and Drug Administration on May 12 proposed for the public's comments a draft regulation entitled Relevant Policies for Encouraging Innovations on Drugs and Medical Devices and Protecting Innovators' Rights and Interests ...
Lexfield Law Offices
The Shanghai Intellectual Property Court ("Shanghai IP Court") recently issued a judgment finding that an OEM manufacturer infringed upon domestic trademark registrations when manufacturing identical products for a foreign trademark owner for pure exporting purposes.
Lexfield Law Offices
In February 2017, the China Trademark Review & Adjudication Board (TRAB) supported the trademark invalidation action raised by a US company and decided the registration of the trademark "DROPCAM & Chinese characters" to be invalid.
Lexfield Law Offices
In two recent trademark administrative cases, Supreme Court of China for the first time recognizes the value of consent letter issued by the cited trademark owner and allowed two nearly identical trademarks....
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Effective 1 August 2017, new options to fast track Chinese patent cases are available under China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) Administrative Measures for Prioritized Examination of Patent Applications.
Lexfield Law Offices
The Beijing Higher People's Court (BHPC) and Beijing Intellectual Property Court (BIPC) recently issued their judgments in a number of high-profile validity cases in the life science area.
Lexfield Law Offices
The State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised its Trademark Examination and Adjudication Criteria ("the Criteria") on January 4, 2017 to adapt to the third round of revisions to the PRC Trademark Law.
MBM Intellectual Property Law
In China, international companies and celebrities have often found themselves on the losing side in trademark or name right disputes.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Article 27 of the Judicial Interpretation (II) reads, Where it is difficult to determine the actual loss suffered by a right holder, the people's court shall require the right holder to proffer evidence to prove the gains...
Lexfield Law Offices
It has been a common practice for foreign applicants to file a PPH request to expedite the examination of a Chinese patent application based on a positive examination result of a foreign counterpart application, ...
McDermott Will & Emery
China has long been a coveted region of interest for intellectual property (IP) owners, and recent legislative and judicial changes are making China more IP-friendly than ever before.
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